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introduction

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of introduction

  1. a short section (as of a book) that leads to or explains the main part <a leading biologist wrote the introduction to that new textbook> Synonyms exordium, foreword, intro, preamble, preface, prelude, proem, prologue (also prolog), prolusion Related Words beginning, commencement, initiation, opening, origin, origination, outset, start Near Antonyms envoi (or envoy), postscript; aftermath; cessation, close, closing, conclusion, end, finale, finish, stop, termination Antonyms epilogue (also epilog)





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